An Erie Canal Odyssey Photo Exhibit

An Erie Canal Odyssey: Photos by Frank Forte

Canal images by Frank Forte go on exhibit in first-floor Link Gallery An Erie Canal Odyssey: The Photographs of Frank Forte opens in the Erie Canal Museum Link Gallery Tuesday, September 15. In this exhibit, award-winning photographer Frank Forte shares 10 multi-image panels that depict communities, structures, boats, people, and activities along the canals of New Read More »
Congratulations, Model Canal Boat Contest Winners!

Congratulations, Model Canal Boat Contest Winners!

Online contest attracts entries from four states Congratulations to the winners of the Erie Canal Museum's Brick-a-Boat model canal boat contest! In this contest, partner museums across the state judged model boats of all kinds according to overall appeal, originality, difficulty, and creative use of materials. The contest was completely online, free to enter, and Read More »
Model Boats Make a Splash

Model Canal Boats Make a Splash

Digital exhibit features entries in Erie Canal Museum’s Brick-a-Boat model canal boat contest. Works go on the museum website August 28.  By Vicki Krisak, Erie Canal Museum A steam-powered cargo boat, a tugboat that traveled the Great Lakes, a railroad barge, and a replica of the Independence, a packet boat built for the Erie Canal Read More »
Life on the Erie Canal

Top Bakers in the 34th Annual Gingerbread Gallery

Community representatives recently completed scoring submissions in the 34th Annual Gingerbread Gallery at the Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East in downtown Syracuse. Works by amateur and professional bakers were judged on the basis of overall appeal, originality, difficulty, and creative use of materials. Top bakers in the Youth, Family/Group, and Senior categories are Read More »
Confectionery Creations at the Erie Canal Museum

Confectionery Creations at the Museum

Doors open Friday, November 22 to the 34th annual Gingerbread Gallery to benefit the Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East in downtown Syracuse. This exhibit, which began as a one-day display in 1986, celebrates the Erie Canal, the holidays, and local landmarks with confectionery creations made by professional and amateur bakers of all ages. Read More »
Water/Ways

Water/Ways Exhibit Opening Reception

On Wednesday, July 10, the Erie Canal Museum will hold an opening reception for Water/Ways, the amazing Smithsonian Institution exhibit we are hosting from June 29-August 11. Join us in the second-floor Weighlock Gallery from 5 pm-8 pm for remarks, refreshments, and the opportunity to view and learn all about the mission of this exhibit Read More »
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